World Responds to COVID-19 - But What Action Does Africa Need?

A lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate has been announced - but wealthy countries are facing mounting calls to give more funding to poorer nations to help protect the world's most vulnerable people from the coronavirus pandemic.

One key to combating COVID-19 is "rapidly scaling up testing, isolating cases and meticulously tracking contacts” - Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa. “

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali taking part in a virtual discussion with other IGAD leaders on #COVID-19

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